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Holiday Inn Sunpress or RIU Ocho Rios?

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Holiday Inn Sunpress or RIU Ocho Rios?

I am trying to decide between the two of these hotels. I have two young children (8 & 5) and even though the Sunspree seems more kid friendly, the Riu has better reviews. Any suggestions out there????

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1. Re: Holiday Inn Sunpress or RIU Ocho Rios?

The Riu is much nicer.

CAN
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2. Re: Holiday Inn Sunpress or RIU Ocho Rios?

lol my vote goes to HI. Much bigger and nicer beach for one.

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3. Re: Holiday Inn Sunpress or RIU Ocho Rios?

Nicer in what way? Rooms? Beach? Food?

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4. Re: Holiday Inn Sunpress or RIU Ocho Rios?

The beach seems small at HI, just in front of the resort. Are the pictures deceiving?

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5. Re: Holiday Inn Sunpress or RIU Ocho Rios?

the beach at HI is 3 times the size of the one at the Riu. The Riu is NEW. Hi is old. Some of the buildings at HI have been refurbished. Building one has been.

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6. Re: Holiday Inn Sunpress or RIU Ocho Rios?

Thanks for your input.

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7. Re: Holiday Inn Sunpress or RIU Ocho Rios?

you are very welcome.

IF you do decide to go to HI please sign up for the Priority Club (free) which allows you a discount on glass bottom boat, express check in, late check out and some upgrades.

HI is not fancy by any means but it does have a superior beach to the Riu. Never are fantastic...Head to Negril for fantastic beach.

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8. Re: Holiday Inn Sunpress or RIU Ocho Rios?

The Riu Ocho Rious is better. The Holiday Inn is old, the rooms are smaller,their all inclusive is limited. Riu Ocho Rios is newer, larger rooms,the all inclusive is much better no cutting down on ammendities or watered down drinks it has more variety in food , more restuarants to choose from and better night entertainment.

They had a change in owners the Holiday Inn Sunspree RoseHall is now owned by the same people who own sunset beach, sunset Jamaica and Grande since then the standards have dropped.

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